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(Sainte-Anne-de-Varennes)

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"Varennes. vil., Quebec, co. Vercheres, on R. St Lawrence, 18 m. E. of Montreal. P. of sub-dist. 1,789"

The Pocket Atlas and Gazetteer of the Dominion of Canada
John George Bartholomew
John Murdoch Harper
January 1, 1890
London : J. Walker

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Varennes, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Anne-de-Varennes)
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Beauchemin ancestral home

The home was originally built in the late 1600s in Varennes. It was in the Beauchemin family for over 300 years but then there was a family fight about it and it was left empty for a few years. Someone bought it at the ... Read MORE...

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Basilique Sainte-Anne-de-Varennes
30, rue de la Fabrique, Varennes, QUÉBEC J3X 1R1
Established 1692
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Varennes, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Anne-de-Varennes)
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Varennes, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Anne-de-Varennes)
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St. Joachim Chapel, Built in 1831
Chapelle de procession Saint-Joachim à Varennes, Québec, Canada

Varennes, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Anne-de-Varennes)
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Beauchemin Ancestral Home Drawing

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“The Beautiful Old Houses of Quebec.”
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History and News of Varennes, Québec, Canada

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  • 1672 - Varennes founded
    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1692 - Basilique Sainte-Anne-de-Varennes established at Varennes
    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1828 - Accidents by Lightning
    During the thunder storm on Friday evening, last, the electric fluid alighted on the house of an inhabitant named Girrard, in the Parish of Varennes, ... Read MORE...

  • 1832 - VARENNES,
    seigniory, in the co. of Vercheres, between Boucherville and Cap St Michel or La Trinite, is bounded in the rear by the augm. to Beloeil. - 28 arpents... Read MORE...

  • 1873
    VARENNES, a thriving post village in Vercheres co., Que., on the S. shore of the St. Lawrence, 18 miles below Montreal. Its beautiful situation and ex... Read MORE...

  • News  1888 - To Pray For Rain. Canadians Suffering From the Effects of a Drouth.
    MONTREAL, Aug. 3 - The continual drouth in the country district has revived the project to have special services for rain in the county parishes. Vare... Read MORE...

  • 1897 - Serious brush fires are raging and doing much damage in the vicinity of St. Come, St. Julie and Varennes, Que.
    The Ottawa Journal
    Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    October 29, 1897
  • 1903 - Escaped Inmate of Asylum Recognized
    Son of Seigneur of Varennes Seen at Old Orchard.

    Special to the Boston Journal.
    Old Orchard, Me., Aug 10 - Aimie Lussier, son of the seigneur of V... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Varennes, a post-village of Vercheres co., Quebec, on the S. shore of the St. Lawrence River, 12 miles from Montreal, on the Quebec Southern R. Its be... Read MORE...

  • 1906 - Five Small Boys Drowned in Brook
    Varennes, Que., Nov. 24. - While on their way to school yesterday five little boys attempted to cross a brook which had been covered with a thin sheet... Read MORE...

  • Varennes
    Varennes, Québec, City, pop 20 950 (2006c), 19 653 (2001c), inc 1972. Varennes is located on the south shore of the St Lawrence River across from Mont... Read MORE...

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